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  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Baltimore
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why medicine vs. clinical research? (I have a strong research background)" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What career if not medicine nor any other science-related career?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"What one thing would you most want me to know about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What kind of first impression do you think you make?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You are about to devote your life to a career in medicine, with no prior clinical experience. How can you think you know what being a doctor is really like?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"LOTS of research on sites like this, talked to a friend currently enrolled there. Studied up on managed care and current med topics, but there were no questions about that." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Dean of Admissions, Dr. Foxwell. Also, the whole school had a very laid back atmosphere." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My first interview. It was short and the guy seemed uninterested. Also, I was kind of own my own to navigate through the campus to find my interviewers." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews are conducted all over the campus. I had to walk a couple of blocks through the city in the snow to get to and from my first interview. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The second interview, with a second year student, went very well. Overall the experience was a nervous first for me. Very impressed with the cirriculum-- this is my top choice school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/26/2003

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